Ukraine: Some Resources for Learning and Taking Action

This week’s post is a list of resources for those interested in learning more about what’s happening in Ukraine and how to help. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but it will get you started. These recommendations come from people I’ve been following on Twitter who are much more knowledgeable about the current crisis than I am:

Jennifer J. Carroll @veruka2 recommends these sources for English speakers in particular:

If you have only time for one Ukranian newspaper, make it the Kyiv Independent: Just a moment… (

The Kyiv Independent isn’t the only media source though. Here are some other options: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty, NEXTA

Here’s a Linktree, courtesy of @TimothyDSnyder, that lists various Ukrainian NGOs, media sources, as well as action items you can take: How Can I Help Ukraine?

If you’d an English speaker interested in American options, here are some choices:

Lesson of the Day: ‘How the Ukraine Crisis Developed, and Where It Might Be Headed’ – The New York Times (

What Does Russia Want in Ukraine? A Full Guide – The New York Times (

And here’s what’s happening from the BBC:

Ukraine conflict: What we know about the invasion – BBC News

And if you’re ready to help, here are some websites to get you started:

For American readers especially: How Americans can help people in Ukraine – The Washington Post

How can I help Ukraine? | International Rescue Committee (IRC)

9 Meaningful Ways You Can Help Ukraine (

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